Training Information

Essentials of Youth Development Mid-Level Series- Three Part Series


Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL TRAININGS in the series and complete assignments in between trainings.    


By registering for this training, you are committing to all training session dates. 

Active Learning Part 1 

Ask, Listen, Encourage Part 2 

Structure and Clear Limits Part 3 


Do you want to provide a supportive environment for youth through powerful learning opportunities, youth-centered relationships where youth feel heard and an environment with structure and clear limits? 


In this training series, participants will learn the difference between active learning and “hands-on” learning and how to communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard. This training also discusses how to prevent chaos in an afterschool environment without stifling the positive energy of youth. Strategies learned in this training will help you to analyze the level of structure in your program and practice identifying and maintaining clear limits.  


Active Learning 

Training Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Utilize active learning strategies during the training. 
  2. Build the six principles of active learning into program offerings.  


Training Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Explain the concept of positive, purposeful interaction with youth. 
  2. Name the characteristics of effective questions. 
  3. Define the concept of active listening. 
  4. Summarize the characteristics of effective positive responses to youth and their work. 

Structure and Clear Limits 

Training Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Describe how Structure and Clear Limits meet the developmental needs of youth. 
  2. Assess ways to improve their programs’ structure. 
  3. Establish limits for their programs. 

Core Competencies Addressed 

Core Knowledge Area – Child/Youth Growth and Development: 

1.B: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the multiple influences on development and learning – Entry Level and Level 1.   

1.C: Use developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging environments – Entry Level, Level 1 and 2.  

Core Knowledge Area – Learning Environment and Curriculum: 

4.B: Design and implement a curriculum to enhance cognitive development – Entry Level and Level 1. 

4.C: Design and implement a curriculum to support social and emotional development – Entry Level and Level 1. 

Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with Children/Youth: 

5.A:  Promote meaningful engagement, leadership and guidance of the children/youth – Entry Level, Level 1, and Partial Level 2. 

5.B:  Respect and honor cultural and human diversity – Entry Level, Level 1 and Partial Level 2. 


Primary QIS Scales Addressed 

Safe Environment: 

I-A: Cultural competency. 

Supportive Environment: 

II-F:  Staff provide a welcoming atmosphere. 

II-H:  Staff effectively maintain clear limits. 

II-I:  Activities support active engagement. 

II-J:  Staff support youth to build new skills. 

II-K: Staff support youth with encouragement. 

Date Information

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CEU Information

Upon successful completion of this training series and follow up assignment(s), the participant will earn 12 clock hours (1.2 CEUs) of training.


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Participants must complete all assignments satisfactorily, attend all sessions of this training series, miss no more than 15 minutes of total training time and actively participate during training sessions to receive CEUs  for this training series. 


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